Students will continue to add the elements of color and value to their Koi Fish drawings using watercolor paints. students will use 3 of the 5 watercolor techniques we learned in class: lifting, wet on wet, dropping, dry brush and dabbing.
Monday students will learn about fish in Asian Art.
Tuesday students will begin drawing a koi fish.
Wednesday students will finish the step by step process of their koi fish drawing.
Thursday students will add an environment to the background of the drawing using lily pads, flowers, splashes, etc. Students will then trace over all of the pencil lines with sharpie.
Friday students will add the element of color with watercolor techniques learned in class.
Monday students will finish their Mehndi designs.
Tuesday is the awards ceremony.
Wednesday we will begin a new project. Students will learn about the African American artist Kara Walker.
Thursday students will begin researching famous African American writers, fine artists, athletes or historical figures that they would like to use for a Kara Walker Inspired Narrative using silhouettes.
Friday students will continue to research on the computer to find images for their Silhouette Narrative.
Students will continue to create their Arabic, African or Indian inspired Mehndi designs. They may create a design that is modern that has the characteristics of the culture they have chosen.
Thursday students should begin tracing over their designs with a sharpie.
Friday student should finish up with sharpie.
Students will practice creating an Arabic, Indian or African inspired Mehndi design. They will make sure that they show characteristics of the type of Mehndi they choose.
Thursday students will trace their hands and forearms onto background paper using good craftsmanship. They will begin to lightly draw their Mehndi designs.
Students will take a pre-test about Mehndi. After, students will research the multi cultural art of Mehndi and answer questions on their hand outs. Students will be using I Pads and working collaboratively at their tables.
Friday students will choose which type of Mehndi they would like to use for their project: Arabic, African or Indian. Students will use I Pads to get inspiration to create a rough sketch of an arm design in the style of the culture they have chosen.
Monday students will continue to research images of their African American historical figure. They will save their images to a Word Doc and print.
Tuesday students will be creating a rough sketch or plan to show how they will place each image within their composition to tell their visual story.
Wednesday through Friday students will be using light tables to trace the outline of their images to their drawing paper.
Students will finish their Seasonal Greeting Cards for the Dogwood Forest Nursing home in Acworth.
Monday we will create a brainstorming list of things that symbolize the winter season.
Tuesday students will take those symbols and create a rough sketch for a Seasonal Greeting Card. They will include something that symbolizes Barber Middle School.
Wednesday students will finish their rough sketch and begin drawing the design lightly with pencil on drawing paper.
Thursday and Friday we will begin adding the elements of color and value and the principle of emphasis to our Season Greeting Cards.
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